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Author Preedy, Chloe Kathleen,
Title Marlowe's literary scepticism : politic religion and post-Reformation polemic / Chloe Kathleen Preedy.
Imprint London : Arden Shakespeare, 2012.

Author Preedy, Chloe Kathleen,
Series The Arden Shakespeare library
Arden Shakespeare library.
Subject Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593 -- Religion.
Religion in literature.
Skepticism in literature.
Religion and politics -- History -- 16th century.
Europe -- Religion -- 16th century.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1517-1648.
Europe -- Civilization -- 16th century.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 236 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-230) and index.
Contents Politic religion and post-reformation polemic -- Equivocation, dissimulation and deceit -- False conversion and conformity -- Oath-taking and oath-breaking -- From rebellion to regicide -- Doctor Faustus : a crisis of conscience? -- Marlowe's legacy.
Summary Marlowe''s Literary Scepticism re-evaluates the representation of religion in Christopher Marlowe''s plays and poems, demonstrating the extent to which his literary engagement with questions of belief was shaped by the virulent polemical debates that raged in post-Reformation Europe. Offering new readings of under-studied works such as the poetic translations and a fresh perspective on well-known plays such as Doctor Faustus, this book focuses on Marlowe''s depiction of the religious frauds denounced by his contemporaries. It identifies Marlowe as one of the earliest writers to acknowledge the.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781408181294 (electronic bk.)
1408181290 (electronic bk.)
9781472555021 (ebook)
1472555023 (ebook)
OCLC # 891081630
Additional Format Print version: Preedy, Chloe Kathleen. Marlowe's literary scepticism 9781408164884 (OCoLC)802294738

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